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Piece of brocade

Silver ground, on which are curving gold stems bearing large, round, lobed gold leaves and small ivy-like leaves of deep reddish-violet, cream white and yellow silk. At intervals are bunches of poppies with spotted petals; woven with two shades of reddish-violet, two shades of yellow-green,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian or French, 18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts